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Looking for love in all the right places

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Learning disability nurses might be asked to help service users seeking love and companionship to apply to a dating agency

Dating has always had particular challenges for people with learning disabilities, but in the right circumstances it can open the door to new friendships, a better social life and even love and marriage. In recognition of this, a small but significant number of specialist dating agencies have developed across the UK – and research suggests they are making a difference to the people they serve.

Learning Disability Practice. 23, 1, 15-16. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.1.15.s14

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